In may 1802, excavators in the ancient Catacomb of St. Priscilla in Rome came upon a well intact shelf tomb sealed with terra-cotta slabs in the manner usually reserved for nobility or great martyrs. the tomb was marked with three tiles inscribed with the following confusing words.
Studying The Life Of Saint Francis Of Assisi
A Beginner's Workbook is an invaluable guide. Br. Bill Hugo takes pains not to interject his own person between the voyager and saint Francis. Rather, he provides the tools and maps out a route for one to discover for her/himself the person of Francis.
In Saints Preserved: An Encyclopedia of Relics, author Thomas J Craughwell takes us on an exhilarating journey through the life and death of more than three hundred saints and along the way enlightens us about the sometimes strange bits and pieces that the saint left behind.
Saint Francis of Assisi
he knew that the praise of God stands on its strongest ground when it stands on nothing, he knew that we can the best measure the towering miracle of the mere fact of existence if we realize that but for some strange mercy we should not even exist. St Francis was a man of paradox. the inspiration behind the painting of Giotto and the poetry of Dante, Francis worked to end the crusade of the middle ages and intercede on behalf of birds. read this book and know more about st Francis
the Trial of Faith of St. Therese of Lisieux
Therese of Lisieux experienced a harrowing trial of faith. although never faltering in her profession of faith, she had to struggle to believe in the existence of life beyond the grave. her struggle to assent to the existence of heaven caused her more agony, she said, than her physical disease. read this book and know more about St t6herese